This series of podcasts introduces Library Services and information literacy to students at Falmouth University and Exeter Penryn campus. The series aims to support students in building confidence in using the library and information as they approach their first assignment. Each podcast focuses an aspect of library services or information literacy. Includes conversations about the topics explored with staff from across the Student and Library Services team.
5 min, 24 s
This podcast introduces the series, shares some key information about library services and includes a chat with Laura Lay, Head of Library and Archives.
9 min, 39 s
We talk about ways to find relevant resources with Rosie (one of the Academic Liaison team), focusing on subject guides and resource lists. We also talk about the role of the Academic Liaison Librarian team and the support they provide to students.
4 min, 56 s
In this episode we talk to one of the Academic Liaison Librarians about how to do research. We discuss how to go about breaking a topic into keywords and how to improve the results you get from a search.
8 min, 17 s
In this podcast we talk to Laura Lay (in her then role as Academic Liaison Librarian) about some of the resources you may be expected to use at university.
6 min, 22 s
In this podcast we'll be exploring ways for you to re-engage with your information world. Beginning university is a really good time to take a fresh look at your relationship with information and the web particularly.
12 min, 14 s
In the second part of this podcast introducing information literacy we talk to one of the library team about ways to evaluate information.
5 min, 8 s
In this podcast we talk to a member of the Academic Skills team (ASK) about his top tips for tackling your first assignment.
2 min, 36 s
We talk to a member of the Academic Liaison team about her top tips for using sources in your first assignment.
2 min, 46 s
In this podcast we introduce you to what referencing is and why you need to do it as well as talking to a member of the Academic Skills team about her top tips for surviving referencing.
7 min, 31 s
In this final interview in the podcast series we talk to Steve from the team which deals with frontline enquiries, about some of the additional support available outside of the library. We also talk about what to do if you feel anxious about your first assignment and where to get help and support.
2 min, 57 s
A compilation of top tips from the Library Pathway podcasts